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We Look At Seattle Artists’ Lofts, See How That Might Work In Dallas

Flora Lofts should break ground in the Arts District this summer. So let’s look into this whole affordable artists’ housing deal. Hmmm. Sounds like a trip to Seattle is called for.

Should White Rock Water Theater … Close Its Doors?

The poles in the water near the Bath House — the ones all the birds like — are not just some abandoned dock. But they look like that, which is why some groups are pushing for their removal. Or renovation.

Is It All Over For NorthPark – Or For Highland Park Village?

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Probably not. But mostly because of who their customers are, says The New Yorker.

Fasten Your Seat Belts. Dallas Arts Week Is Coming.

More than 80 plays, movies, festivals, operas, concerts and other art events to keep you busy – and remind you of the city’s year-round rich cultural life.

Dallas Architect EG Hamilton Receives Lifetime Achievement Award

Who’s that, you ask? Well, more than 26 million people have visited his best-known landmark, a building that received a ‘design of the decade’ award (for the ’60s) and in the ’90s received a 25-year award for excellence.

New Survey Says Dallas Sure Could Use Some Affordable Housing for Artists

The findings from last summer’s survey of Dallas-area artists are out – and they certainly support low-income housing for artists. But the leading non-profit that develops such projects says it can’t try one in Dallas – yet.

Arthur Peña: Pioneering West Dallas Arts Spaces

West Dallas has been the new frontier for awhile now – for North Texas artists on the hunt for affordable work spaces. There have been hitches, though – fears of artists carpetbagging a poor Hispanic community, uncertainty about future development. Then Arthur Peña came home.

Saturday Spotlight – Architecture Walking Tour

Time to put on your walking shoes with this week’s Spotlight.

‘Queen of Dallas Historic Preservation’ Has New Book, Makes NYTimes

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She’s Virginia Savage McAlester, her family’s lived in the same Swiss Avenue home since 1921, her mother rescued other homes on Swiss and the daughter is now the author of the ‘magisterial’ A Field Guide to American Houses – just in case you didn’t know.

NY Review Of Books Gives Resounding, ‘Meh, Not So Bad,’ To Piano Pavilion

Architecture critic Martin Filler weighs in, and can’t help looking longingly at Louis Kahn’s Kimbell – and Piano’s own Nasher Sculpture Center.

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